Posts Tagged ‘concept mapping’

Use Visual Thinking to Facilitate Critical Thinking

Concept Map

Tweet Critical thinking is one of those terms that is bantered around quite often when talking about the skills students need for the 21st century and to excel in academic pursuits, life and work. Yet, it’s probably one of the toughest set of skills to define, model and teach. Critical Thinking includes good problem solving Read more »

QUICK LESSON: Visual Learning Maps Explained

Mind Map Example

Tweet Before joining Inspiration® Software, I was exposed to a few visual learning strategies as pre-writing and brainstorming tools. In fact, I would argue that many of us who are not formal educators or studied in this area have informally used visual learning techniques at some time or another without ever knowing the proper name Read more »

Discover Ways to Showcase Dyslexic Talents

Tweet In grade school, I struggled to read, misinterpreted letter combinations and reversed numbers. Throughout my education, I discovered how to tailor my efforts to learn in different ways to accommodate my dyslexia, a learning disability that results in difficulties with reading, spelling, writing and word pronunciation. I am among the nearly 20 percent of Read more »

Visual Learning in the 21st Century

21st century skills, visual learning, visual thinking, Inspiration, Inspiration Software

Tweet 21st century skills – the words have been buzzing through speeches and between conversations at education conferences and on the web for a couple of years now. National organizations like the Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21), advocate and define the 21st century skills pertinent to students’ success in their studies and careers after Read more »

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